Netsunoyu, Kusatsu-machi

Observe and try rich, age-old practices at Netsunoyu. Centered around an ancient onsen, which produces hot spring water at a temperature too high to bathe in, the people here would cool the water by stirring it with large paddles in a ritualistic song and dance routine. Here, you'll get to witness and take part in the practice, picking up a paddle and having a go yourself. Consider arriving early, as this activity is popular with tourists, so you can expect to queue to get in. Using our international travel planner, Kusatsu-machi attractions like Netsunoyu can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • One of famous entertainment at Kusatsu. They offer this attraction 6 times/day. AM.9:30, 10:00, 10:30 PM15:30, 16:00, 16:30 Visitors can see their performance and some visitors can try this...  more »
  • The show looked great, but there is no English. It’s all spoken in Japanese. Still a good experience and pretty inexpensive.  more »

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